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Critical incident debriefing toolkit: 1: What is a critical incident?

Understanding and acknowledging the importance of preparing for and delivering critical incident debriefing (CID), the college together with the Trainee Wellbeing Project Group (TWPG) has undertaken to develop a suite of informed, accessible and diverse training resources for fellows and trainees during and following critical incidents.


Additional resources

Wellbeing for the broken

Supporting someone with acute critical stress

This teaches about acute critical stress and how it affects people in the short and long term. Note: This video focuses on patients, although it is suitable for clinicians as well. (Duration: 3:52 mins)

Caring for ourselves with our patients after error

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We rely on your feedback to further develop and support user access to the Critical incident debrief (CID) toolkit. Use the link below to provide content suggestions, as well as to make recommendations, report issues, and to give general feedback.

CID toolkit feedback form